Human-Centred Interactive Technologies at University of York - UCAS

University of York

Degree level: Postgraduate

Human-Centred Interactive Technologies (Taught)

Course summary

The MSc in Human-Centred Interactive Technologies is a full-time, one-year taught course that is intended for students seeking a professional career related to human-computer interaction, user experience, usability or related fields or those wishing to pursue research in the area. The course is intended for students who already have a good first degree in a computer science or an appropriate discipline related to human-computer interaction or have equivalent industrial experience. The course covers a range of topics associated with designing interactive systems for good usability and enhancing the user experience. The course has been specifically designed for students wishing to specialise in the design and evaluation of interactive technologies.


Assessment method

All taught modules on the MSc in Human-Centred Interactive Technologies are examined by open assessments. The assessment paper is published at the end of the week of teaching, and you will be required to submit your answers typically four weeks later. This type of assessment allows you to engage with the research literature and gives us the chance to assess your practical skills. Once you have successfully completed the taught modules, you will undertake an extensive individual project. Here you will work on a topic relevant to HCIT, and document the results in a report. Additionally, you will be required to precis the project report in a conference style paper. Assessments will take place at various times during the year. Practical exercises, reports and other forms of open assessment will be due either during the course module or just after its completion. Timescales, Modules and Project Descriptions may be subject to change.

How to apply

International applicants

Entry requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £11770 Whole course
EU £27200 Whole course
England £11770 Whole course
Northern Ireland £11770 Whole course
Scotland £11770 Whole course
Wales £11770 Whole course
Channel Islands £11770 Whole course
International £27200 Whole course

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Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.

Human-Centred Interactive Technologies at University of York - UCAS